### What are the factors and prime factors of 254?

254 is a composite number because it has factors other than 1 and itself. It is not a prime number. The 4 factors of 254 are 1, 2, 127, and 254. The factor pairs of 254 are 1 x 254 and 2 x 127. The proper factors of 254 are 1, 2, and 127 or, if the definition you are using excludes 1, they are 2 and 127. The prime factors of 254 are 2…